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Min Aung Hlaing
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State Leader of Myanmar
Assumed office
1 February 2021
President Myint Swe (acting)
Preceded by Aung San Suu Kyi (as state counsellor)
Commander-in-Chief of Armed Forces of Myanmar
Assumed office
30 March 2011
President Thein Sein
Htin Kyaw
Win Myint
Deputy Soe Win
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi
Preceded by Than Shwe
Personal details
Born 3 July 1956 (1956-07-03) (age 65)
Tavoy, Burma
(now Dawei, Myanmar)
Nationality Burmese
Spouse(s) Kyu Kyu Hla
Children Aung Pyae Sone
Khin Thiri Thet Mon
Alma mater Rangoon Arts and Sciences University (LL.B)
Defence Services Academy
Awards Maha Thray Sithu
Honorary Malaysian Armed Forces Order for Valour (First Degree)
Gallant Commander of Malaysian Armed Forces
Knight Grand Cross First Class of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant of Thailand
Military service
Nickname(s) Khway Thar
Allegiance  Myanmar
Branch/service  Myanmar Army
Years of service 1974–present
Rank Senior General.gif Senior General
Commands Commander-in-Chief of the Tatmadaw
Joint Chief of Staff
Chief of Bureau of Special Operations-2 (BSO-2)

Min Aung Hlaing (Burmese: မင်းအောင်လှိုင်; born 3 July 1956) is a Burmese army general. He is the State Leader of Myanmar and Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Armed Forces. He took power as state leader in the 2021 Myanmar coup d'état.

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